Associate Director for Engineering and Commissioning

Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management - Chicago, IL

UIC’s Associate Director for Engineering and Commissioning oversees the Engineering and Commissioning Section of the Non-Capital Projects, Engineering and Commissioning Unit.  The position will manage an in-house team of engineers and architects, and outside commissioning consultants, to provide technical design reviews of contracted design documents, commissioning of new projects, retro-commissioning of existing systems and technical support to other departments on the operation and maintenance of roofs, facades and mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field required. 

Ten years of progressively responsible experience in design and construction of complex building and infrastructure projects; experience with project planning, design, design review, construction and other facets of building design and systems.

Extensive knowledge of mechanical building systems; good working knowledge of non-proprietary direct digital control systems; working knowledge of architectural, electrical and structural building systems; knowledge of all applicable City, State, National and International Codes.

Effective communication skills, data analytics.

Ability to analyze data, think critically; lead, motivate diverse teams; multi-task, manage complex processes; organize, plan complex projects; coordinate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of institutional responsibility. 

For complete details, preferred qualifications and application requirements, visit:   Application deadline: January 11, 2021

UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

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